Sudowoodo, The Imitation Pokémon. Constantly pretending to be a tree, it's composition is closer to rock than Plant. It disguises itself as a tree to avoid attack...if it starts Raining it will disappear due to its hate of water. If a tree branch shakes when there's no wind, it is a Sudowoodo. However because its forelegs remain green all year. It's easily Identified as fake in the rain

Battle Moveset

A Good Moveset for Sudowoodo would have to be this:


Double Edge
Rock Slide
Brick Break

Items Attached:

Liechi Berry

Preferred Nature:


Preferred Nature:

Rock Head

Strategy Using Sudowoodo

Sudowoodo has both good attack and defense. So make this pokemon a physical sweeper. Although it has poor speed and poor special defence so most Water and Grass moves will probably knock it out. Double edge is included on here because of Sudowoodo's rock head ability. Rock slide is for STAB.

EV Corner:

Max out the EVs in HP for Sudowoodo with any remaining in Special Defense & Defense

Strategy Against Sudowoodo

Sudowoodo has bad Special Defense so attack with Super Effective attacks such as Water and Grass and you'll win easily

Contest Moveset

The best Moveset for Sudowoodo would have to be this for the Cool Contest best with Lonely, Adament, Naughty or Brave Nature:


Double Team
Brick Break
Mega Kick
Mega Punch

Items Attached:

Red Scarf

Strategy Using Sudowoodo

If you do the attacks in this following order you should have very few problems; 1st - Double team, 2nd - Brick Break, 3rd - Mega punch, 4th - Mega kick, 5th - Double team

Locations in Games


Trade From Colosseum


Snatch from Miror. B in Pyrite City

Fire Red/Leaf Green

Trade From Colosseum

Animé Appearences

Sudowoodo has had several Animé Appearences. Firstly, it was in the forest and a researcher was trying to work out what type it was...Rock or Grass. After that it was holding berries pretending to be a tree. After that it pretended to be a tree and then gave chase to some Shroomish. Finally it was part of Meowth's Party

Episode 164: Type Casting!
Short 5: Camp Pikachu!
Episode 287: A Bite To Remember!
Pichu Bros. In Party Panic!

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